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Tennessee Troops Answer Call of Duty in Classroom


Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – This Veteran’s Day, the Tennessee Department of Education honors our national heroes for their service to the country and the classroom. Tennessee military personnel have the opportunity to start a second career as the great teachers and leaders needed in education through the Tennessee Troops to Teachers program.

“Tennessee is looking to fill our classrooms with highly qualified talent and positive role models,” said Education Commissioner Bruce Opie. “The men and women that have served our country are not only respected leaders, but the dedicated professionals that have the diversity, experience, and the skills to make a difference in classrooms.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Bat Govs begin fall signing period with two Columbia State additions


APSU Men’s Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team opened its fall signing period with the addition of two right-handed pitchers currently toiling at Columbia State Community College. The Govs received national letters of intent from Casey Delgado, of Miami, FL, and Clint Wright, of Lawrenceburg, TN, who will join the 2012 squad.

Delgado, a 5-11, 175-pound right-hander, posted a 4-3 mark last season at Columbia State, finishing with a 3.30 ERA and 50 strikeouts in 60 innings. He prepped at Miami’s Palmetto High School where he compiled a 16-3 career record with a 1.49 ERA and 157 strikeouts in 140 innings pitched. He was a second-team All-Florida selection as a senior after earning third-team all-state honors as a junior. He was twice named first-team All-Dade County.

APSU Men's Baseball (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Men's Baseball (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Fly the Coop and Win a Turkey at the Turkey Trail Ride


Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Come out to the Fort Campbell Riding Stables on November 13th for a relaxing, beautiful trail ride.

Rides will be offered at 10:00am, 11:30am, and 2:30pm. Enjoy the gorgeous colors of fall while searching for “lucky turkeys” along the trail. Bring your “lucky turkey” back to the office to be eligible to win a free frozen turkey!

Only one turkey will be won per ride. The rides are limited to 10 participants per ride on a first come, first serve basis. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU faculty, staff bring pride to University through scholarly pursuits


Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Three faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently have brought recognition to the University through their professional and scholarly activities.

Dr. Victoria McCarthy, assistant professor in the department of professional studies, and Dr. Becky J. Starnes, associate professor in the department of the public management and criminal justice, spoke at the Tennessee County Professional Development Conference held November 3rd. McCarthy’s presentation was titled “Boomers, Busters and Bridgers, ‘Oh My!’  The Land of Oz and Generational Diversity in the Workplace.” Starnes’ presentation was titled “Increasing County Volunteer Satisfaction to Increase Retention.”  

Chris Burawa, director of the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, had his translation from the Icelandic of the short story, “Holes in People,” by Kristín Eiríksdóttir, accepted for inclusion in the Best European Fiction 2011 (Dalkey Archive Press), edited by Aleksandar Hemon.

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Daymar Institute Hosts Veterans Day Open House


Daymar InstituteClarksville, TN – Daymar Institute is pleased to invite the Veterans and residents of Montgomery and the surrounding counties to join them for an Open House on Thursday November 11th, between 8:00am and 5:00pm.

Veterans and community members are invited to come by for Free Refreshments and enjoy tours with Daymar Institute Admissions Representatives. No appointments are necessary. Drop in anytime between 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Daymar Institute is located at 1860 Wilma Rudolph Blvd. Clarksville, TN 37040. For more information please call Yasmine Carrion, 931-552-7600 or visit

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Titans come out of the bye week with visit to Miami


Tennessee Titans (5-3) at Miami Dolphins (4-4)
Sunday, November 14th, 2010 • Noon CST • Sun Life Stadium • Miami Gardens, FL • TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (5-3) return from their bye this week with a trip to Miami to face the Dolphins (4-4). Kickoff at Sun Life Stadium (capacity 75,192) is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, November 14th.

The Titans have won their first game after their bye in each of the last four seasons. Under head coach Jeff Fisher, the team is 9-6 all-time in post-bye contests.

The Titans are 15-17 all-time against the Dolphins, including a 27-24 overtime win on December 20th last year at LP Field. In that game, the Titans took an 18-point lead in the second half, but the Dolphins came back to tie the game 24-24 in the the final two minutes of regulation. However, an interception by Titans safety Michael Griffin in overtime led to a game-winning 46-yard field goal by Rob Bironas. «Read the rest of this article»

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Soldier dies of wounds suffered while on tower duty


Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died November 8th, of wounds suffered by small-arms fire while on tower duty in Sabari, Khost Province, Afghanistan.

Corporal Andrew L. Hutchins, 20, of New Portland, Maine, was a Military Policeman assigned to Headquarters Company, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Greenway Will Remain Closed Today


Clarksville GreenwayClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Parks & Recreation Department wants to inform citizens that the Clarksville Greenway which was set to re-open today to the public after temporarily closing due to asphalt sealing, will be closed thru today. Due to low night-time temperatures, one more day is needed for the sealant to properly dry. The Greenway will re-open for normal usage on Thursday, November 11th, 2010.

For more details on The Clarksville Greenway and its temporary closing, please contact the Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931-645-7476 or visit

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Patrol struck by IED device killing one Fort Campbell Soldier


Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died November 8th, when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device while on patrol in Khogyani District, Nagarhar Province, Afghanistan.

Specialist Anthony Vargas, 27, of Reading, PA, was an Infantryman assigned to Charlie Troop, 1st Squadron, 61st Calvary Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). «Read the rest of this article»

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Administrative Appointment Announced for MCHS


The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemClarksville, TN – Will Ferrell has been named assistant principal and athletic director for Montgomery Central High School. He replaces Brett Burchwell who was named Schools Support Coordinator.

Will Ferrell Ferrell has taught history at the Greenwood Alternative School since 2006 and has coached basketball at Kenwood High School for three seasons.

He earned his Education Specialist degree in administration and supervision from Lincoln Memorial University. He has an M.A. in learning and teaching from Lipscomb University and a B.A. in interdisciplinary studies from Austin Peay State University.

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